A great mix of power and drivability
The current-gen series 3 Exige was first introduced in late 2011. Back then it was the first production Exige to make over 300hp--a milestone for the model. Fast-forward to May 2018 and we're already welcoming the latest Exige
Foilacar Industries is setting a new styling trend
We first met Lester Codog in 2009. Back then, the idea of 'foiling' a car was pretty much unheard of, with only a handful of wealthy folks availing of the service in the Middle East. Lester, being the visionary that he is,
Plus details on the new Elise
Lotus is being sold to Chinese car giant Geely, Associated Press reports. On the face of it this is good news for Norfolk. Volvo has been owned by Geely this past seven-plus years, and has flourished and remained master of its
Keep an eye out for them
In between liquidating shoot costs, filling cash advances and computing fuel consumptions for Top Gear Philippines, I regularly binge on Korean dramas to take a break. As much as I would like to avoid thinking about cars during these times, given the
This Lotus isn't for everyone
Up until last year, spotting a Lotus here in the country was a once-in-a-blue-moon occurrence. I can count the number of times I've seen an Elise, which is the Lotus I've been keen to try since
To go on sale in the coming months
Lotus has always been associated with lightweight sports cars with sharp handling. This philosophy has become more and more apparent with each new model, so it was no surprise when Lotus unveiled the ultimate road-going versions of the Elise and the
Another memorable year for motoring
Life in the Philippines is never boring, especially on the road. But as the year draws to a close, we can't help but feel that the past 12 months have been particularly colorful. With new cars, more traffic, and government shenanigans,
That's British car porn for you
Do you guys ever get this weird, indescribable feeling when you see a sweet ride go by? Well, British carmaker Lotus just so happens to be very damn good at producing such cars. And you know what else? The Exige, the Evora
Real sports cars for real drivers
You know your event has gearhead cred when there are supercars parked in front. This was the scene at the recent grand launch of Lotus Cars Manila in Greenhills, San Juan. The opening drew in the men who enjoyed--and could afford--
Who would have predicted that?
If somebody had told us even just as recently as five years ago that there would be as many British car brands in the Philippines as the Japanese in 2015, we would have definitely laughed. Not only because our market remains a
Are they competitive enough?
The official launch of Lotus Cars Manila is supposed to be in early August, but the Globe Slipstream event featuring Lotus Junior F1 Team driver Marlon Stockinger must have accelerated the distributor's schedule. During a dinner hosted by Lotus Cars Manila
Lotus PH distributor shows off cars
Back in February, we reported that the Autohub Group of Willy Tee Ten was bringing British car brand Lotus into the country this year. The time is almost here. In fact, the distributor now has a formal name: Lotus Cars Manila.And
Because it has 400hp
This is the second generation of the Lotus Evora, a model the British sports carmaker first introduced in 2008. Perhaps to avoid confusion and to emphasize that this is not just merely a facelift, Lotus is officially calling this the Evora 400.
Know the initial details here
The other night, our team had dinner with Willy Tee Ten, the big boss of the Autohub Group, the consortium that owns and manages such businesses as Mini, Rolls-Royce, Ford Global City, Click Auto Rental and V-Kool, among others. This
Of course, 81 units will be produced
The Lotus Formula 1 Team undoubtedly became a boring squad this season after the departure of driver Kimi Raikkonen (who left for Ferrari). And that is why the British car manufacturer released this extremely cool-looking automobile: the Lotus Exige LF1.Wearing
A departure from the anteater styles
McLaren had been one of the first teams to confirm the date of its 2014 Formula 1 car unveil, and in return for its early-bird efforts, a couple of its competitors happily crashed the launch event via social media.First, Ferrari
Here\'s hoping they\'ll be able to do so
If you think PGA Cars is too ambitious for bringing Lamborghini and Bentley into the Philippines, wait until you hear what the Autohub Group is planning to do. Already the exclusive importer and seller for Mini and Rolls-Royce, the group is
With a sample of the event poster
In February, Lotus F1 Team junior driver Marlon Stockinger revealed to TopGear.com.ph that his team is planning to bring one of its Formula 1 cars to Manila in May, with Stockinger himself driving it to entertain his kababayans.Well, the
History in the making
As we mentioned in March, Filipino-Swiss driver and Lotus F1 Junior Team member Marlon Stockinger has been tapped to test-drive his team's Formula 1 car. Well, that day has passed and Stockinger even did it in Kimi Raikkonen's
Could Kimi Raikkonen make a surprise appearance?
In February, we reported that Lotus F1, together with its Junior Team driver Marlon Stockinger, will be here on the first week of May with one of its Formula 1 cars. Well, Stockinger and his father have just given us a lot
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